IQF Supervisor for Poultry Steam Facility [2nd Shift]

Company Overview

Incorporated in 1992, Southern Hens is a fully integrated poultry processing company engaged in the processing and distribution of fresh, frozen and canned RTE poultry products. Southern Hens operates three plants at its’ headquarters in Moselle, MS and employees 900 team members. Southern Hens has a long history of targeted growth and training and promoting team members to achieve corporate and personal professional goals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in processing poultry.
  • Sets up and monitors dicers and CO-2 freezers.
  • Confers with plant management to ascertain daily production requirements and to discuss condition of equipment, status of supplies, and deployment of workers.
  • Problem solves daily minor disruptions to planned work flow. Communicates and coordinates more serious issues to plant management. Offers suggestions to address problems and is responsible for implementing agreed upon solutions.
  • Trains new workers and monitors performance, correcting and guiding, as needed.
  • Handles daily workers minor employee relations and performance issues within the guidelines of company policy.
  • Recommends improvements to improve operational efficiencies.
  • Equipment checks and forms processing for production and food safety objectives.
  • Communicates with plant management and supervision on needs and priorities.

Educational Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One to two years of experience as a supervisor, preferably in a poultry processing plant.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to speak, see, hear, walk, bend, stoop, reach, twist, grasp, lift, climb, and stand.
  • Ability to lift, stack or carry materials, up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures and conditions.
  • Ability to work safely.
  • Manual dexterity and hand to eye coordination.

Qualifications:

  • Honest
  • Dependable
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Attention to work in progress and details
  • Ability to work in cold temperatures
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Operator’s license for forklift and electric pallet jacks.
  • Capable of working well with others with minimum supervision
  • Excellent attendance
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER INCLUDING DISABILITY AND VETERANS

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:

To keep our employees safe, we have sanitizing stations as you enter and exit the facility and in each break areas. CDC social distancing is observed. Temp checked upon entering the security gates. Employee masks available.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Moselle, MS 39459: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Supervisory: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Plant Electrician for Poultry Facility

Company Overview

Incorporated in 1992, Southern Hens is a fully integrated poultry processing company engaged in the processing and distribution of fresh, frozen and canned RTE poultry products. Southern Hens operates three plants at its’ headquarters in Moselle, MS and employees 900 team members. Southern Hens has a long history of targeted growth and training and promoting team members to achieve corporate and personal professional goals.

Primary Duties:

  • Assembling, installing, repairing, troubleshooting, and maintaining electronic components and systems.
  • Run rigid conduit, pull wire, and terminate at equipment locations.
  • Troubleshoot and repair motor control systems.
  • Ensuring all power and manual tools are operated in accordance with health and safety regulations.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose 3 phase 480 vac motor issues.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and replace plant lighting and emergency lighting.
  • Work with plant voltages up to 480 vac.
  • Ensures and maintains the safe and proper operation of plant equipment and machinery.
  • Takes corrective action, as necessary, to ensure machinery operates safely, efficiently, and economically, as possible.
  • Makes adjustments and repairs to equipment to maintain production and ensure service life of said equipment.
  • Helps to keep work area clean on a routine basis.
  • Reports any and all maintenance issues to the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Performs other functions as directed by the Maintenance Manager, as needed.

Educational Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Mechanical Trade School, desirable.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electricity, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, plumbing.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to follow written, verbal, and telephonic instructions.
  • Ability to speak, see, hear, walk, bend, stoop, reach, twist, grasp, lift, climb, and stand.
  • Ability to lift, stack or carry materials, up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures and conditions.
  • Ability to work safely.
  • Manual dexterity and hand to eye coordination.

Qualifications:

  • Honest
  • Dependable
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read
  • Good math skills
  • Excellent computer skills (preferably experience with database programs)
  • Well organized
  • Not afraid of heights
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of working with others with minimum supervision
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly and perform accurately
  • Pleasant personality and professional demeanor
  • Must be will to work evenings and weekends as needed to support plant processes
  • Physically abler to wear respirator equipment.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER INCLUDING DISABILITY AND VETERANS

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:

To keep our employees safe, we have sanitizing stations as you enter and exit the facility and in each break areas. CDC social distancing is observed. Temp checked upon entering the security gates. Employee masks available.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Moselle, MS 39459: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Evisceration Supervisor for Slaughter Poultry Facility

Company Overview

Incorporated in 1992, Southern Hens is a fully integrated poultry processing company engaged in the processing and distribution of fresh, frozen and canned RTE poultry products. Southern Hens operates three plants at its’ headquarters in Moselle, MS and employees 900 team members. Southern Hens has a long history of targeted growth and training and promoting team members to achieve corporate and personal professional goals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Ensure rework is accurate completed on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work with USDA inspection on a professional level.
  • Maintain daily accurate attendance records.
  • Follow safety and evacuation procedures to assure all employees a safe work environment and ability to evacuate facility as required promptly.
  • Administer employee corrective actions.
  • Provide leadership and positive motivation for all employees. Ensure training is implemented.
  • Assist in the area set up for production. Assuring the area is ready for production at shift start up.
  • Understand the flow of the evisceration department.
  • Know and be able to answer questions on GMP’s.
  • Know and understand production requirements.
  • Follow plant procedures and guidelines.
  • Enforce tag and labeling required in area.
  • Communicate hourly with departments requiring production updates.
  • Attend production meetings daily and contribute with updates.
  • Evaluate employees and verify production against process capabilities and requirements.
  • Define teams for the area and identify the team required to work overtime if required.
  • Be able to work overtime and weekends when required.
  • Reports all problems to the Plant Manager.
  • Performs other functions directed by Plant Manager, as needed.

Educational Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum one year of manufacturing managerial or supervisory experience, preferably in a poultry processing plant.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER INCLUDING DISABILITY AND VETERANS

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

To keep our employees safe, we have sanitizing stations as you enter and exit the facility and in each break areas. CDC social distancing is observed. Temp checked upon entering the security gates. Employee masks available.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Moselle, MS 39459: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Supervisory: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Refrigeration Technician for Poultry Facility [1st Shift]

Job Type: Full Time
Shift: 1st Shift
Work Location: Moselle, MS 39459

Job Description:

Primary Duties:

  • Maintains climate control systems such as HVAC units, refrigeration storage units, and ice machines.
  • Responsible for processing and completing work orders.
  • Responsible for installing new refrigeration systems, troubleshooting mechanical failures, and performing equipment maintenance.
  • Advise on equipment upgrades and alternate cooling units.
  • Processing and completing work orders.
  • Contacting the client to ascertain their equipment needs.
  • Ordering equipment supplies, repair modules, and sundries for the order.
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and compliance schematics.
  • Installing climate control systems, refrigeration units
  • Observing and testing newly installed systems.
  • Troubleshooting refrigeration equipment failures.
  • Maintaining stock levels.
  • Replacing worn seals, outer shells, and worn-out motors.
  • Reports any and all maintenance issues to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Performs other functions as directed by the Maintenance Manager, as needed.

Qualifications:

Educational Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One year refrigeration experience as a refrigeration technician
  • HVAC certification.
  • Advanced knowledge of HVAC and refrigeration systems.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Braising and soldering skills.
  • Knowledge of local building codes.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and compliance schematics.
  • Advanced mechanical and diagnostic skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to speak, see, hear, walk, bend, stoop, reach, twist, grasp, lift, climb, and stand.
  • Ability to lift, stack or carry materials, up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures and conditions.
  • Ability to work safely.
  • Manual dexterity and hand to eye coordination.

Qualifications:

  • Honest
  • Dependable
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read
  • Strong math skills
  • Excellent computer skills (preferably experience with database programs)
  • Well organized
  • Not afraid of heights
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of working with others with minimum supervision
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly and perform accurately
  • Pleasant personality and professional demeanor
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER INCLUDING DISABILITY AND VETERANS

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our employees safe, we have sanitizing stations as you enter and exit the facility and in each break areas. CDC social distancing is observed. Temp checked upon entering the security gates. Employee masks available.

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Poultry Industry Production Worker

Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Work Location: Moselle, MS 39459

Job Description:

  • Eviscerates poultry through the use of hands, scissors, knives and other tools.
  • Helps to keep work area clean on a routine basis.
  • $50 weekly attendance bonus pay.
  • Two free meals daily: breakfast and lunch.
  • Air-conditioned facilities.
  • Paid weekly.
  • Applications accepted Monday through Friday 8 am – 2 pm or apply on line at southernhens.com. or indeed.com

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 Considerations
To keep our employees safe, we have sanitizing stations as you enter and exit the facility and in each break areas. CDC social distancing is observed. Temp checked upon entering the security gates. Employee masks available.

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Maintenance Technician for Poultry Facility (Day Shift)

Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Work Location:

Job Description:

Southern Hens is looking for a Maintenance Technician with industrial maintenance experience. Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for performing general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures, in addition to performing grounds maintenance. All work will be done in compliance with USDA, EPA, Hazmat and OSHA safety rules and regulations. If you have prior experience in a maintenance role at a manufacturing or poultry company, we encourage you to apply for this position today. Welding experience is a plus.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Perform minor building, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and painting repairs as necessary
  • Repair mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Implement preventative maintenance measures
  • Maintain inventory of repair equipment and supplies
  • Complete inspections of offices and laboratories with Maintenance Manager
  • Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel and follow safety protocol
  • Perform other maintenance duties as requested

Qualifications:

Position requirements

  • Physically capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted
  • Experienced in operating a variety of equipment, including forklifts, scissor lifts, small hand tools and shop tools
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work well with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and follow specified procedures

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER INCLUDING DISABILITY AND VETERANS

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our employees safe, we have sanitizing stations as you enter and exit the facility and in each break areas. CDC social distancing is observed. Temp checked upon entering the security gates. Employee masks available.

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